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How Scott Pruitt Turned the EPA into One of Trump’s Most Powerful Tools

Since 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency has been embroiled in an enforcement battle with a Michigan-based company accused of modifying the state’s largest coal-fired power plant without getting federal permits for a projected rise in pollution.

 

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No More USDA Nominees until September

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